Boston: Printed by Green, Bushell, and Allen for D. Henchman, in Cornhill. 1742. , iv, 258 pp. Scattered spotting, attractive ornamentation, expert inconspicuous repair to closed tear at i-ii. Occasional contemporary margin notes. Except for the binding [front cover detached, rear cover absent, spine chipped], Good+.
Shepard [1605-1649], a leading Massachusetts Puritan minister, is described here as "Sometime of Emanuel-College in Cambridge, since Preacher of God's Word in New-England." He was "zealous" in promoting the newly-established Harvard College ['A Puritans Mind' online], and came to America after having been barred from preaching in England. The first American edition issued from Boston in 1736
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